Greetings from the British Council.
On behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission in the UK, British Council India is inviting applications for Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship 2017.
The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which Commonwealth countries offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other member state. The CSFP is aimed at students of Commonwealth countries who can make a significant contribution to their home country after the completion of a higher education programme in the UK.
Eligible candidates can only apply either for one year Taught Master’s courses or PhD degree. Subjects covered are Engineering and Technology, Science (Pure and Applied), Agriculture, Humanities and Social Sciences.
The last date for online applications is 16 September 2016 (till 3:00 PM). For more details, please check the information available on http://mhrd.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/CW–2017.pdf and https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/commonwealth-scholarships.
We will appreciate if you could disseminate information on this programme to appropriate candidates.
Trupti Chimbaikar | Project Manager – Programmes (West India)
British Council Division | British Deputy High Commission, 901, Tower 1 | One Indiabulls Centre | Elphinstone Road (West) | Mumbai – 400 013 | India
T: +91 (022) 6748 6763 | M: +91 9664605588
“Punyanagari”, March 27, 2015 (supplement)
The brochure of International Conference on “Emerging Technologies and Future of Libraries (ETFL-2015)” was released at Grand Hotel, Gulbarga on 5th october, 2014.
[L to R: Dr. Dakulge Mehatab, Dr. Suresh Jange, Dr. Ganapthi Shinde, Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi, Prof. V T Kamble, Shri. Somnath Biradar, Shri. S S Chikkamath]
The IASSIST Fellows Program is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for financial support to attend the IASSIST 2014 conference in Toronto [http://www.library.yorku.ca/cms/iassist/], from data professionals who are developing, supporting and managing data infrastructures at their home institutions.
Please be aware that funding is not intended to cover the entire cost of attending the conference. The applicant?s home institution must provide some level of financial support to supplement an IASSIST Fellow award. Strong preference will be given to first time participants and applicants from those countries currently with insufficient representation at IASSIST. Only fully completed applications will be considered. Applicants submitting a paper for the conference will be given priority consideration for funding.
You may apply for funding via this form.The deadline for applications is the 31st of January 2014.
For more information, to apply for funding or nominate a person for a Fellowship, please send an email to the Fellows Committee chairs, Luis Martínez-Uribe (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Stuart Macdonald (email@example.com).
The PAM International Membership Award will be presented by the SLA-PAM Division to a librarian from the Developing World. As a member of SLA, the winner will have the opportunity to participate more fully with colleagues in this Association.
The purpose of the award is to provide an opportunity for librarians from the developing world to be active members of SLA and of SLA-PAM.
Nominations are to be submitted by 31 October to the PAM IRC incoming chair, and the award recipient will be announced in November.
Contacts and details from http://pam.sla.org/manual/awards/pamimadetails/
The purpose of the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians is to provide financial assistance to ensure the presence and participation of a foreign librarian at the AALL Annual Meeting (American Association of Law Libraries). Foreign attendees enrich AALL events by sharing global perspectives for the benefit of all participants.
The FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians for the July 12-15, 2014 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas provides the following support:
- A waiver of the AALL Annual Meeting full registration fee.
- A grant of a minimum US $2,000 to assist with accommodations and travel costs.
Deadline: The Chair of the Selection Committee must receive all applications by November 30, 2013. The Selection Committee will not consider late or incomplete applications.
Full details, eligibility, contacts and application procedure etc can be found at http://www.aallnet.org/sections/fcil/grants-awards/FCIL-Schaffer-Grant
Thomson Reuters suspends journals from its rankings for ‘citation stacking’:
Mauricio Rocha-e-Silva thought that he had spotted an easy way to raise the profiles of Brazilian journals. From 2009, he and several other editors published articles containing hundreds of references to papers in each others’ journals — in order, he says, to elevate the journals’ impact factors…
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